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Politics 1966: Ronald Reagan, candidate for governor, California


Published November 3, 1966


Series Title: Politics '66 motion picture films

Description: Ronald Reagan, the Republican candidate for governor of California, speaks to an audience of Pacific Gas and Electric employees four days before the election. Shermer L. Sibley, president, Pacific Gas and Electric Company, introduces Reagan. Actor Chuck Connors is on the stage as Reagan's guest.

Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) sponsored this nonpartisan series of political forums for the thousands of PG&E employees in northern and central California. The series featured candidates for statewide office in California and discussions of leading issues, and was produced in cooperation with the Pacific Service Employees Association, International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (Local 1245), and the Engineers and Scientists of California.

Sequence: Part I: Slates begin (00:36), camera pans audience, guests on stage (01:05), Sibley begins speaking, introduces guests (01:15), Sibley introduces Reagan (04:45), Reagan begins speaking (08:02), Sibley thanks Reagan on the conclusion of his speech (25:20), first question from audience (26:35).

Part 2: Questions continue (00:12), Reagan concludes, gets a standing ovation, shakes hands of guests on stage, and exits stage (30:06), Sibley thanks Reagan and the audience (30:43), audience exits (31:45), closing credits (31:59).

Source: 2 Reels of 2: Film: 16mm

Collection Guide: Pacific Gas and Electric Company Motion Picture Film 1960-1970

Call Number: 80177 Reel 20

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Run time 01:04:00
Producer Pacific Gas and Electric Company
Audio/Visual Sound, Color
Language English
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